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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for January 2013


Tuesday, January 01

Library Closed for New Year's Day
Library Closed for New Year's Day
Happy New Year! The library will be closed in celebration of New Year's Day.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 03

Youth Advisory Council
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Youth Advisory Council
The Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.) is a library group that meets monthly for teens between 6th and 12th grade. We want your opinion on a variety of library decisions!  Read more...

Teens Calendar

Thursday, January 03

Book Lovers' Circle
7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle
Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 05

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

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Monday, January 07

Angry Birds
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Angry Birds
Come celebrate National Bird Day--Angry Bird Style! Help build some structures, place some pigs inside and work together to try and knock them down. Ages 5 and up.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 08

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 08

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, January 09

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 10

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen. Since a shooting left him injured and his partner paralyzed, Copenhagen detective Carl Mørck is put in charge of Department Q, a cold-case Siberia where he becomes involved in a five year old case.

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Thursday, January 10

Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope
7:00 PM
Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope
Join local author Tina Kelley as she reads from her book Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope which tells the coming-of-age stories of six extraordinary children, now young adults, from across North America.  Read more...

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Saturday, January 12

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, January 12

Movie: Amazing Spider-Man
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie: Amazing Spider-Man
Who doesn't love watching Andrew Garfield fly around the streets of New York? Even if you've already seen it, bring some friends, enjoy some snacks, and spend a nice warm afternoon at the library!

Teens Calendar

Monday, January 14

Beginning Excel
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginning Excel
Beginners class for those who have no experience with Excel, a spreadsheet program for organizing, manipulating and charting data. Learn how to create a simple budget. Registration required and begins Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

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Tuesday, January 15

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 15

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 16

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 16

Trivia Challenge
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge with a trivia contest! There will be questions in all different categories with LOTS of prizes including a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble. Now, when was the first Barnes & Noble opened? Get ready for fun! And snacks.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, January 17

Happy Birthday Winnie the Pooh Picnic
11:30 AM
Happy Birthday Winnie the Pooh Picnic
Who doesn't love Winnie the Pooh? Come celebrate his birthday with us--Picnic Style. Bring a packed lunch, a blanket to sit on and come listen to some bear stories during our indoor winter picnic. For ages 2-5.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 17

Introduction to Genealogy
7:00 PM
Introduction to Genealogy
(Class is full as of 1/17 1 PM) The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center will present this introductory program discussing the basics of genealogy research, as well as an overview of how to use the special collections at the History Center to discover your family history. Class size is limited so register early! Interested persons can register by e-mail at Carolyn.dorsey@mainlib.org or by calling (973) 538-3473.  Read more...

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Saturday, January 19

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 19

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 22

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 22

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 23

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 23

Gravestone Art and Symbolism
7:00 PM
Gravestone Art and Symbolism
Old gravestones or markers often explained how entire families lived and died. This program explores the remarkable artistic, cultural and religious legacy these sites provide and will also discuss gravestone restoration and conservation. Featuring Lorna and Phil Wooldridge of Wise Owl Workshops.  Read more...

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Thursday, January 24

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, the keyboard, the internet, and email. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 24

3D Snowflakes
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3D Snowflakes
Ever wonder how people make those big 3-dimensional paper snowflakes? Now you can learn how! It's cool and not even all that hard.

Teens Calendar

Saturday, January 26

iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks
Learn handy new tricks for your iPad and iPhone and hear about some great apps. Please bring your iPad or iPhone with you to the class. We will be doing some hands on exercises. Registration is required and begins on Monday, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 26

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Monday, January 28

Advanced Excel
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Excel
For experienced Excel users who would like to learn some of the more advanced options available. Must have some familiarity with Excel. Registration required and begins Monday, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 29

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 29

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 29

National Puzzle Day
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
National Puzzle Day
It's National Puzzle Day! Drop in and decorate a puzzle of your own or help us put together some of ours.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 29

Puzzle Competition
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Puzzle Competition
In celebration of National Puzzle Day, work on some, you guessed it, puzzles. Sometimes it's just nice to get lost in a puzzle. There will be snacks!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, January 30

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 30

Hotel Films: Grand Hotel
6:45 PM
Hotel Films: Grand Hotel
Please join us for the first of four films about hotels. In this 1932 classic a group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 31

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, the keyboard, the internet, and email. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 31

National Kazoo Day
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
National Kazoo Day
Drop in and make a kazoo in honor of National Kazoo Day. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 31

Morristown: A History Through Postcards
7:00 PM
Morristown: A History Through Postcards
To celebrate the publication of Morristown from local author Bonnie-Lynn Nadzeika (Morristown is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Postcard History series), the Morristown & Morris Township Library is offering an author talk where the new book will also be for sale.  Read more...

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